Global Awareness: Thinking Systematically about the World / Edition 1

Global Awareness: Thinking Systematically about the World / Edition 1

by Robert P. Clark
     
 

This book raises students' awareness and understanding of global trends, forces, and events by showing them how to think about the world systematically. Based on more than a decade of teaching about global issues to university undergraduates, the book focuses on understanding globalization and its effects on our lives.See more details below

Overview

This book raises students' awareness and understanding of global trends, forces, and events by showing them how to think about the world systematically. Based on more than a decade of teaching about global issues to university undergraduates, the book focuses on understanding globalization and its effects on our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742515932
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/15/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Thinking about the World as a Single Place Chapter 2 Case Study 1: Thinking about the AIDS Pandemic Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Global Awareness Chapter 4 Case Study 2: Making Connections in the News: Endangered Species and Endangered Languages Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Systems Chapter 6 Case Study 3: What Determines the Price of Gasoline? The Global Energy System Chapter 7 Chapter 4: Changing Systems Chapter 8 Case Study 4: The Lake Victoria Disaster Chapter 9 Chapter 5: Global Systems Chapter 10 Case Study 5: Global Systems and September 11, 2001 Chapter 11 Chapter 6: Invisible Systems Chapter 12 Case Study 6: Mexican Strawberries and Michigan School Children Chapter 13 Chapter 7: Globalization and Nation-State Politics Chapter 14 Case Study 7: American Labor Unions and the Cargo Container Revolution Chapter 15 Appendix 1: A Glossary of Selected Terms Chapter 16 Appendix 2: Global Systems and the Structure of Cyberspace

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